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Death toll from Nepal earthquake climbs to 1,896

The death toll from a powerful earthquake which struck Nepal at midday on Saturday has climbed to 1,896 including 723 in Nepal's capital Kathmandu, a senior government official said on Sunday morning.
China search and rescue team arrives in Nepal
Death toll climbs to 17 in Tibet following quake
18 mountaineers killed in Mount Qomolangma avalanche
Over 600 Chinese tourists stranded in quake-hit Nepal

China nets wanted economic fugitive

Chinese police on Saturday captured one of the 100 wanted economic fugitives who fled overseas, as part of the country's intensified hunt for graft suspects.

Beijing to launch tax refund scheme in 2015

Overseas visitors will be able to claim tax refunds on purchases made in Beijing starting in 2015 in a move to boost tourism and consumption in the city.

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Hillary Clinton's questionable foreign policy record

Despite being the only strong Democrat candidate, Clinton still has a lot to answer to about global strategy and foreign policy.


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Ministry denies exodus from civil service amid frugality campaign

A senior official in the Human Resources Ministry rejected claims that civil servants are turning to job-hunting websites to seek new career opportunities.

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